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SUSPECT ARRESTED AFTER WESTSIDE STANDOFF (UPDATE)

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Updated 11:20pm 1/10/18

SIOUX CITY POLICE HAVE A MALE SUSPECT IN CUSTODY FOLLOWING AN HOUR LONG STANDOFF ON THE CITY’S WESTSIDE WEDNESDAY.

SGT. JEREMY MCCLURE SAYS OFFICERS WERE DISPATCHED TO 2612 GEORGE STREET JUST BEFORE 2PM FOR A DISTURBANCE CALL AT THAT RESIDENCE:

OC………OF THAT LOCATION. :13

MCCLURE SAYS THE SUSPECT’S MOTHER FLED THE HOUSE AND THEN COUNTERMAN BARRICADED HIMSELF INSIDE:

OC……WITH A K-9. ;22

POLICE TOOK MICHAEL COUNTERMAN INTO CUSTODY AROUND 3PM.

OC….FOR THIS INCIDENT. ;18

MCCLURE SAYS NO OTHER INJURIES WERE REPORTED IN THE INCIDENT.

COUNTERMAN WAS RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL AND TAKEN TO THE WOODBURY COUNTY JAIL ON CHARGES OF 2ND DEGREE BURGLARY, SECOND DEGREE ARSON AND ASSAULTING AN OFFICER.

HE IS BEING HELD ON $21,000 BOND.

PHOTO COURTESY KMEG